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Title: The time course of cancer detection performance
Authors: Taylor-Phillips, S.
Clarke, Aileen
Wallis, Matthew G.
Wheaton, Margot
Duncan, Alison
Gale, Alastair G.
Keywords: Performance
Mammography
Mass screening
Fatigue
Radiologist
Issue Date: 2011
Publisher: © The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE)
Citation: TAYLOR-PHILIPS, S. ... et al, 2011. The time course of cancer detection performance. IN: Manning, D.J. and Abbey, C.K. (eds.). Proceedings of SPIE, Vol. 7996, Medical Imaging 2011: Image Perception, Observer Performance, and Technology Assessment, Buena Vista, United States, 12th-17th February, pp. 796605-1 - 796605-8.
Abstract: The purpose of this study was to measure how mammography readers' performance varies with time of day and time spent reading. This was investigated in screening practice and when reading an enriched case set. In screening practice records of time and date that each case was read, along with outcome (whether the woman was recalled for further tests, and biopsy results where performed) was extracted from records from one breast screening centre in UK (4 readers). Patterns of performance with time spent reading was also measured using an enriched test set (160 cases, 41% malignant, read three times by eight radiologists). Recall rates varied with time of day, with different patterns for each reader. Recall rates decreased as the reading session progressed both when reading the enriched test set and in screening practice. Further work is needed to expand this work to a greater number of breast screening centres, and to determine whether these patterns of performance over time can be used to optimize overall performance.
Description: This is a conference paper. Further details of the conference can be found at: http://spie.org/medical-imaging.xml. Copyright © 2011 Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers. One print or electronic copy may be made for personal use only. Systematic reproduction and distribution, duplication of any material in this paper for a fee or for commercial purposes, or modification of the content of the paper are prohibited.
Version: Published
DOI: 10.1117/12.881042
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/8250
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1117/12.881042
ISBN: 9780819485083
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